Musician Melissa Ruth from Oakland was hooked. Since she tried a 1958 Guild Freshman guitar at a music shop one day, she’s has been writing songs in her signature “doo-wop twang” genre, a mixture of country and blues.
MYRTLE CREEK — Sutherlin author Steve Woods never wanted to be an author. But after waking up to a vivid dream, Woods couldn’t resist sharing his story with the rest of the world, so he wrote a trilogy about it.
With an eloquent ferocity, director Nate Parker brings to life the historical figure of Nathaniel Turner, a slave, and his bloody 1831 rebellion in the drama “The Birth of a Nation.” It’s an emotional and brutal story of unwavering faith, justice and the ultimate fight for freedom against op…
With a following that likes quirky polka dancing music, The Roseburg German Band has been making multiple appearances throughout Douglas County to celebrate Oktoberfest festivities that began late September.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Story Project invites the public to the Umpqua Community College Art Gallery Saturday for a live storytelling event and reception starting at 5 p.m. about the Oct. 1, 2015, mass shooting.